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Studio Sketchpad: Vol 1

Sometimes I run across some fun things that don’t necessarily deserve an entire post. So here’s a wee roundup of some of my favorite things right now. Those marbled Easter eggs from Target are my faaaaaavorite (said in Oprah voice). I want errrthang from Mara Hoffman‘s collection for spring. SO GOOD. Those swimsuits! This skirt! Jane
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Patio Progress

On Friday, the demo of our existing patio and yard began. And wow, am I glad for those strong guys pulling out those slabs of concrete. It was a tough job, without a doubt, and worth every penny to hire out for it. They showed up around 9 and I was still in my nightgown
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Pencil Shavings Studio Sprinkles Medium Lucite Tray with crazy stripe iPhone case - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

9 Years of Pencil Shavings

Happy Birthday, Pencil Shavings Studio. Nine years ago in April of 2008, I started blogging regularly after a stop-start of posts that date back to 2006(!). I’d been a graphic designer for a few years at that point, working for a tiny apparel company and then eventually running my own little studio (party of 1!).
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One Room Challenge: Lake House!

It’s officially One Room Challenge kickoff time!   For all you newbies, the ORC is a semi-annual event where 20 bloggers transform a room from start to finish hosted by Linda of Calling it Home. (Last October I did our happy stripe family room) And on Thursdays is when all the other participating designers and bloggers chime in
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